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Join us Friday September 5th 5:00 PM for our Blue Artists' Reception

Juror's Choice: 5th Avenue Juror's Choice by Katharine Ryals Brooklyn, NY USA

Our Current Exhibit: Blue
Open 8/14 Thru 9/7/2014
Artists' Reception September 5th 8th 5:00-7:30PM


  • 5th Avenue

    Katharine Ryals Brooklyn, NY USA Equipment: Print Media:Archival Pigment Print from 120mm Film

  • Twilight

    Wendi Schneider Denver, Co USA A falconer's Harris's Hawk from the "States of Grace" series. Inspired by a quest to illuminate the grace of the natural world and informed by my painting background, I portray a personal interpretation and seek balance between the real and imagined. Equipment:NIkon D7000 70-300mm 4.5-5.6 Print Media:Archival Metallic Lightjet Print 1/10

  • Naturally Blue 2

    Vicky Stromee Tucson, AZ USA Five blue jewels on a frosty New Mexico morning. Equipment:Nikon D3x ISO640 f/5.6 1/500sec Print Media:archival inkjet

  • Vision

    Cary Loving Richmond, VA USA Equipment: Print Media:Archival ink jet print

  • Alone in the Field

    George S. Gati Beekman, NY USA Equipment:Nikon D7000, 18-200mm lens.@112mm, f/9 1/320sec. Print Media:

  • Boy, Berlin 2012

    Michael Martin San Jose, California USA From a series of visits to Berlin between 2002 - 2012. Equipment: Print Media:Chromogenic color print

  • Hunting Island, South Carolina

    michael w. ellison savannah, georgia USA This image is in a portfolio titled “Water”. The portfolio is an ongoing project to document water that surrounds me and the many varied aspects of water. The portfolio will be exhibited at Illinois Central College in February, 2015. Equipment:Created with a 4x5 Shen Hoa, Extar, F32, @ 4mins Print Media:Archival Ink Jet Print

  • Electric Blue, Clarksdale, Mississippi

    Mark Melnick Pasadena, CA USA Danny E. A Blues Man. Equipment:Canon 5D MkII, 24-70mm f/2.8L Print Media:Chromogenic Print

  • In Case of Rain, St. Petersburg

    Mark Melnick Pasadena, CA USA Umbrellas for sale in Peter the Great's Peterhof Palace garden. Equipment:Canon 5D MkIII, 24-70mm f/2.8L Print Media:Chromogenic Print

  • Point Arena, A Mood of Blue

    David Martin Clearwater, Idaho USA Point Arena LH is located on the northern California coast. This image was created on a stormy morning, before first light in mid-March, 2014. The conditions were harsh, the light was dim, and the hue was extra-ordinary. Equipment:Canon 5d Mark III 35mm Digital Camera Print Media:Canon Pro 9000 Mark II printer

  • Just beyond our sight

    James Winkless Preston Canterbury, Kent UK Just beyond our sight, beyond the visible spectrum, lies a world which is both familiar and alien. The usual practice with infrared images is to convert them to black and white but I prefer to leave them in colour. Equipment:Nikon D50 converted for infrared photography Print Media:Inkjet print

  • Brass Door Knocker

    Kathleen Nademus Fords, NJ USA Saw this while walking the streets in Bayeux, France. This was shot on Kodak Portra 160 film. Equipment:Nikon N90S (film), 28mm-70mm 2.8 zoom lens Print Media:Inkjet print

  • Montana

    Bernie Kubiak Amherst, MA USA Equipment: Print Media:Canson Highgloss/archival inkjet

  • Silent Landscape

    Katia Platonova St.Petersburg, Russia Equipment:D3S Print Media:digital ink jet, signed print

  • Canoe

    Robert Schneider Lexington, MA USA Bryant Pond, Maine Equipment:Polaroid 195 camera, Fujifilm FP-100C Instant Film Print Media:Digital C-Print

  • Untitled (Paris)

    Robert Schneider Lexington, MA USA Palais Royale, Paris, France Equipment:Iskra camera, Kodak Ektachrome 100 Plus (EPP) film Print Media:Digital C-Print

  • Electric Blue

    Tim Schroll Chicago, Illinois USA Equipment: Print Media:

  • Blue Bottles in Window, Helsingor, Denmark

    Bob Tetro Arlington, VA. USA Equipment:Nikon D100, ISO 200. 52mm Print Media:

  • In Flight over Blue Waters

    Judith Monteferrante Gloucester, MA USA The African Spoonbill was part of a large flock of spoonbill I observed for a day around Lake Nakuru National Park (known for its large population of Greater and Lesser Flamingos -1.5 million resident Flamingos). Since the introduction of talipia, Equipment:Nikon D 300, 1/2000 sec at f/9.5, ISO 800, 400mm Print Media:Photography - Fuji Crystal Archival Paper

  • Ara ararauna

    Ricardo de Vicq de Cumpitch Sao Paulo, SP Brazil Majesty: easy to recognise in blue! Equipment:Canon 5D Mk3 / EF100mmF2.8L Macro Print Media:Ink Jet Print

  • That Mood Indigo

    Ricardo de Vicq de Cumpitch Sao Paulo, SP Brazil Mood we use as a lens through which we see the world around us. Equipment:Hasselblad 500CM / 150mm Print Media:Ink Jet Print

  • Sardine, no chips

    Ricardo de Vicq de Cumpitch Sao Paulo, SP Brazil A colourful kitchen and flavoursome food Equipment:Canon 5D Mk3 / TS-45mm ƒ/2.8 Print Media:Ink Jet Print

  • Sequel

    Stilson Snow Eureka, CA USA Equipment: Print Media:Archival Pigment Print

  • Habana

  • Vermont Blue House

    Alan Strassman Weston, MA U.S.A. Rich material is available for photographers when you avoid the main highways. Equipment:Sony a7r, Zeiss FE 4/24-70 Lens Print Media:Inkjet, Canson Photosatin paper, signature verso

  • Triangled Shore / Artist's Proof

    Marjorie Nichols Somerville, MA USA Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard. The arrow formed by the pebbles seems to invite the viewer to share the tranquility of the shore. Equipment:iPhone 4S Print Media:Fuji chromogenic

  • Morning Light Blue

    Jim Gambaro Belchertown, MA USA This is a somewhat extracted, abstracted and freely redacted image drawn from streaming morning sunlight in the breakfast room of a fine inn in Chatham, Mass. Equipment:Canon 5DII; original settings irrelevant Print Media:Epson 3880; Epson Premium Luster; signed in print

  • Iris

    Don Rice Carbondale, Illinois USA Photograph of a blossom of the Iris variety ‘Deep Pacific.’ Equipment:Nikon D800E camera, Micro Nikkor 105mm lens Print Media:

  • Flores

    Don Rice Carbondale, Illinois USA Photograph of Flores, island capital of the Department of Petén, Guatemala, shortly after sunset. Equipment:Nikon FE2 camera, Nikkor 135mm lens Print Media:

  • Le Mur Bleu

    Deborah Loeb Bohren White Plains, NY USA Blue wall in the Jardin Majorelle, Marrakech, Morocco Equipment:Canon 60D, ISO 200, f/5.6, 85mm Print Media:Limited edition archival inkjet print, 8/100

  • Front Door, Chefchaouen--Morocco's Blue City

    Brad Perkins Chicago, IL USA In Chefchaouen, Morocco, blue is the color of the city's walls and doors. It elicits many feelings, chief among them feelings of home and feelings of sadness at lost things. The front door of this house combines both emotions. Equipment:Canon EOS rebel T3 Print Media:Fuji Crystal Archival paper

  • Vietnamese Waterlily

    Jim Squires Charlotte, VT USA On a sunrise walk by a tranquil koi pond in a monastery near Hoi An, Vietnam, the blue-wrapped symmetry of this waterlily stood out as a metaphor of the heavens embracing the earth. Equipment:Canon Powershot A95 1/60 sec F2.8 Print Media:Digital file

  • Arctic Traveler

    Jim Squires Charlotte, VT USA En route from the Svalbard Archipeligo north of the Arctic Circle to coastal Norway, I spotted a lone kittiwake(Rissa tridactyla)trailing our ship in search of a marine morsel. Equipment:Canon 7D 70-300mm lens at 70mm 1/500 sec. F4 Print Media:Digital file

  • Betsy Chapek Underhill Center, VT USA Equipment:Pentax K2000 1/90s f/6.7 ISO:100 Print Media:

  • The Blue Room

    Richard Burniston Brighton, East Sussex UK An empty chair sits folornly in the corner of an abandoned Mojave homestead. Part of the series "Welcome to Valley", a photographic exploration of the lives of departed desert homesteaders through their abandoned homes and deserted ephemera. Equipment: Print Media:

  • Beaver Brook Fall

    Andrea Waxler Nashua, New Hampshire USA The light, colors and curves of the water were irresistible on this wonderful fall day at Beaver Brook Conservation area in Hollis, NH. Equipment:SONY A7r Print Media:

  • Pompeii

    Charolette Stoehr Salem, Oregon USA Walking the streets of Pompeii, stepping back through time into homes where people once lived and loved-now all wiped out with the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius looming still and majestic over the lost city, casting a shadow across doorways with no doors. Equipment:Fuji FinePix S8100 Print Media:Print

  • Horizon

    Patrizio Cipollini Roma, RM Italy Freedom is blue: a kid biking on the boardwalk in a summer night, under the full moon - Cairns, Australia. Equipment:nikon D70s/28-200 optic Print Media:

  • Gone Native

    Steven Millman Boynton Beach, FL USA Equipment:Lumix LX7 Print Media:Digital Fiber

  • Faith

    Steven Millman Boynton Beach, FL USA Walking around with my camera one morning, I came upon 2 pigeons atop the cross at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Boynton Beach, FL. This image gave me a bit more direction for the day. Equipment:Canon T3i Print Media:Digital Fiber

  • Blue on White #2

    Philip Constant Salem, OR USA Second in a series of doors and windows in Greece. Island of Paros,Cyclades Equipment: Print Media:

  • Rosenhayn

    Geoffrey Agrons Kensington, CA USA Equipment: Print Media:Archival pigment print

  • Birthday Dress

    Amanda Marie Harner Damascus, Maryland USA Equipment: Print Media:Archival Inkjet Print

  • Blue Glass Fiddle

    Geoffrey Agrons Kensington, CA USA Equipment: Print Media:Archival pigment print

  • Twin Doors Rt 66

    Norma McGehee Woodward Fredericksburg, VA USA The Blue Swallow Motel, an iconic building on Historic Route 66 in Tucumcari NM, has been housing travelers since 1939. The colors of the building, the chairs and the blue doors produced a nostalgic photo of a location on the beloved "Mother Road". Equipment:Canon EOS 7D, f/13, 1/1000 sec, ISO 500, Print Media:Digital Print

  • Variations in Blue

    ruth sousa BRASÍLIA, Distrito Federal Brasil This artwork was inspired by an old family photo, reconstructed with psychological accuracy . The lapse of more than twenty years between the first scene and the artist’s photography is reversed in existential transformation. Equipment:mamiya - film analog 120 medium format Print Media:Fuji Crystal Archival photographic paper.

  • Dome

    Mark Indig Valley Village, CA USA Santorini, Greece Equipment:Sony Nex7, 72mm, 1/500, f9, !SO 100 Print Media:Archival pigment print

  • Playground

    Mark Indig Valley Village, CA USA Sherman Oaks, CA Equipment:Nikon D100, 165mm, 1/320, f 5.6, ISO 200 Print Media:Archival pigment print

  • Steel Waves

    Tara Malone New York, NY USA This image was taken in a rapidly developing area of Manhattan and captures architectural details of a new construction there. The undulating building facade and blue tonality evoke New York City's true spirit of fluidity and constant adaptation. Equipment:Cannon EOS Rebel, ISO 100, 55mm, f/5.6 Print Media:Metallic Print

  • Abebe

    Joni Kabana Portland, OR USA This image is part of the series "The Mercato Workers", a set of portraits of market workers in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Equipment: Print Media:Archival Print

  • Under Tanzania Sky

    Michael Havice Whitefish Bay, WI USA Equipment: Print Media:C

  • The Blue Doors

    JOE CALLERI NORTHCOTE, VICTORIA AUSTRALIA My mantra is that, anything around me can be beautiful, including the blue doors of a storage room at a school. I challenge myself to find beauty and simple details in the ordinary, in the innocuous, in the small things that others walk past. Equipment:FUJIFILM HS50EXR DIGITAL CAMERA Print Media:2D DIGITAL PRINT

  • Blue Dreams

    Michael Havice Whitefish Bay, WI USA Sea Lion snoozing. Galapagos Equipment:Canon EOS 50D f/4 1/60 sec ISO 250 47mm Print Media:C

  • Somes Sound - 9:23PM

    Eric A. Bailey Boxborough, Massachusetts USA Long Exposure Equipment: Print Media:Lambda Print

  • The Rest

    Steven Olson Montrose, CO USA A Berber guide takes a rest in the edge of the Sahara Desert in Morocco. The sun was just rising, and he had halted the camel caravan to take in the event. More of Steven Olson's work can be seen at www.theretohere.com Equipment:Sony A77 with Sony 16-50 lens Print Media:

  • Chester Vermont in Blue #2

    Bryan Ballinger Huntington, in USA I grew up in Chester, and it's beautiful in winter. Equipment: Print Media:

  • Blue Book Glass

    Thomas Ladd North Easton, MA USA These whimsical photographs are intentionally open-ended narratives. The figurative language within the pictures makes referenced to the human figure. Conceptual and formal influences include cartoons, Hitchcock movies and advertising photographs. Equipment:4x5 Rail Camera, Color Film Print Media:Inkjet print

  • Ball Bottles Blue

    Sally Canzoneri Washington, DC USA Flea markets invite imagining past lives of cast-off, rediscovered objects. The Ball brothers' jars made Ball a household name. Today, their company makes soda cans, but no jars. The blue of the jars is to protect contents from light. Equipment: Print Media:Limited Edition; printed, signed & numbered by artist

  • Seventeen

    Dana West Chicago, IL USA Equipment: Print Media:Archival Pigment Print

  • Home From School

    Paul M. Murray Jamestown, RI USA It's 3 PM on a sunny and warm January afternoon in Havana. School is over, and I can't wait to meet my friends. Equipment:Nikon D3s,Nikor 28-300mm,300mm,f/8,1/1250s,ISO 800 Print Media:Color Print,Matted,Museum Glass,Signed,Numbered


Identifying your Best Work Workshop with David H. Wells

Sunday, November 30, 2014 10:00 AM to4:00 PM

Grade of gear doesn't make a photographer. To become a better photographer, you need to take a lot of pictures and select the best few. The problem is that most photographers cannot edit their own work well . . . read more


The Darkroom Gallery is dedicated to photographers and photography. We host juried photography exhibits, classes, seminars and workshops providing opportunities for photographers from around the world to have their work evaluated by a qualified juror for display in our Vermont gallery, on our web site and published in exhibit catalogs with minimum expense or hassle.  Read more...



Upcoming Exhibits

"5th Avenue" Juror's Choice by Katharine Ryals Brooklyn, NY USA
Juror's Choice: "Derby Eyes" by Christine Pearl Washington, DC USA
Mirror, Mirror - Deadline Sep 3rd juror Amy Arbus

Gallery News

Join us Friday September 5th 5:00 PM for our Blue Artists' Reception

Juror's Choice: 5th Avenue Juror's Choice by Katharine Ryals Brooklyn, NY USA

Important Dates

9/3 - Submissions Close for Mirror, Mirror

9/5 5:00 - Artists' reception for Blue

9/7 - Last day to see Blue

9/20 5:00 - Artists' reception for Wheels

10/1 - Submissions Close for Far Away Places

11/30 10:00 - Workshop: "Identifying your Best Work" Workshop with David H. Wells

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